Job Title:

Assistant Retail Manager


Oakville Hospital Volunteer Association


Oakville, ON

Job Reference:



(Oakville Hospital Volunteer Association)

 – Gift Shop & Convenience

Status:  Part-time

Site:  The position is located at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital Site.  

Positions Overview:

Under the direction and supervision of Retail Manager for the Gift Shop & convenience the Assistant Manager is responsible for providing the day to day operational supervision and coordination of activities in the Gift Shop, Convenience store (International News-INS), and Lobby Vendor Program while promoting profitability and customer satisfaction.


  • Responsible to work with the Retail Manager to ensure team work and collaboration for purchasing, inventory control, merchandising, and training of volunteers.
  • Work alongside Volunteers to ensure customer service, engagement and profitability.
  • Responsible for ordering and replenishment of inventory for convenience store according to planogram and gift shop items to ensure product availability.
  • Use Point of Sale and inventory information to ensure there is a replenishment process for key items and categories, and the work with the Manager to buy product and ensure inventory controls are in place.
  • Assist in daily business needs including receiving and ticketing merchandise, resetting the floor and special events as determined by the Manager.
  • Follow open and close procedures and daily reporting.
  • Assist in maintaining organized stockrooms, ensuring store merchandising, and products are accounted for and displayed appropriate to optimize sales.
  • Constant communication with Manager and Volunteers to ensure productivity and sales targets are met and that inventory controls are in place, bring product ideas back to Manager and assist in the buying based on yearly sales data.
  • Assist in annual inventory preparation and process


  • Grade 12 education combined with Retail Management Diploma or equivalent experience in lieu of formal education
  • 2-5 Years of Retail Experience
  • Strong knowledge of computer programs such as, Excel, Word, Point of Sale systems, Inventory Management software
  • Goal oriented ability to stay focused on creating winning results
  • Excellent time management
  • Experience working with volunteers would be a strong asset
  • Excellent communications both verbal and written, interpersonal and organizational skills and ability to manage and engage in a volunteer based working environment
  • Hours/days of work may vary due to the demands of the business must be available during hours of operations.


If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. , We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.

Quote Job Reference: 2017-799615

Posted 2017-07-05

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